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September 2023 Grocery Challenge



  • Blackcats
    Blackcats Forumite Posts: 2,221
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    Another Lidl shop to declare plus HRH The Cat's dry food and a spend at the butchers.
    we bought good quality stewing steak from the butcher and made a slow cooker beef madras - ate 2 portions and 2x2 portions in the freezer.
    won't need to shop again until Friday.

    £122 remaining 
  • joedenise
    joedenise Forumite Posts: 15,718
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    Bought some meat at butchers which comes from the bulk fund but that took this pot overspent so have moved £50 from Groceries to cover the overspend this month and reducing groceries to £200.  This is OK as general grocery spends have been fairly low this month due to using up freezer home made ready meals.  The current spend is £58.67/£200 leaving £141.33 for the rest of the month.

    Meal plan done to end of month and again most will be coming from the freezer so should be plenty to last.
  • JingsMyBucket
    JingsMyBucket Forumite Posts: 728
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    @lilly81 if your cash flow can handle it, you can keep the Prime then cancel it end of December. They will then refund you the difference. It will work out cheaper that way that going monthly for the next 3–4 months. HTH. 
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